Kingston Negroni

1 oz Jamaican rum, Smith & Cross
1 oz Campari
1 oz Sweet vermouth, Carpano Antica Formula
1 twst Orange peel (as garnish)
Stir, strain, rock, garnish.
I like this 1 1/2 S&C | 3/4 ea Campari and Punt e Mes | 2 ds Regan's orange | grapefruit twist.
From other users
  • A worthy variant. The afterburn of the overproof rum is countered nicely by the desserty finish of the Carpano Antica. — ☆☆☆☆
  • Rated 4.5 by nine people — ☆☆☆☆☆
  • 12/29/16: Good, might still need to warm up to S&C. Improved as it sat on ice a bit. — ☆☆☆
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<br />What a drink!

<br />What a drink! Incredible in taste, and easy going down. I've imbibed the traditional Negroni, and I can't count all of its variations I've swallowed. Most were either good or very good. But this one is the best of them all. Even though the Smith & Cross rum is overproofed, it blends unbelieveabley well with the Campari and Vermouth. For the vermouth I used Vya sweet, a topshelf vermouth I have been using for years. I have the Carpano, and I will be using it the next time I make a Kingston Negroni--which will be within 8 hours. For those looking for a new mixology adventure, this is the one to take. Enjoy!